Network Solutions Architect

Fossil   •  

Richardson, TX

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


8 - 10 years

Posted 57 days ago

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Your Role

The role of the Network Solutions Architect is to ensure networkinfrastructure solutions are designed, developed and deployed globally to meet business needs in our corporate and retaillocations. This is a senior level position, focusing on strategy, architecture, and tool selection. To be successful, you will work closely with a team of Business Analysts, Solution Architects, and Solution Managers; and oversee outside Suppliers and the services they provide to develop and deploy solutions.

This position is based in Richardson, TX and reports to the Director - IT Engineering.

Your Skills

Aligning with Fossil’s core values, we are looking for someone who:

  • Develops strong partnerships across our organization

  • Brings a positive, service-oriented approach to work

  • Is driven by creating unique and efficient solutions for business challenges

  • Can articulate thoughts clearly as well as listen to and considers others’ ideas

  • Is passionate about their contribution to Fossil

  • Has a great time at work and encourages others to do the same


  • 7+ years of network management experience, with responsibilities in a global environment

  • Prior experience in a strategic role, responsible for developing strategies that meet future needs and trends

  • Experience working with outside suppliers and providing oversight of their services

  • Experience with the conversion of business needs to requirements and solutions

  • Knowledgeable about networking trends and tools

  • Experience in a stores environment strongly preferred

  • Experience in Software Defined Networking

  • Strong project management and people leadership skills

  • Platforms - Cisco, Aruba, Meraki, Radware, Riverbed, Fortinet, Clearpass